If Congress banned the sale of computer wares from Chinese companies to prevent backdoor spying, components made in China would still make it to American shores through products sold by other vendors. Virtually all of them contain Chinese-made parts.
The Food and Drug Administration has proposed several ways to improve post-market medical device surveillance for adverse events and safety issues, including malware-related incidents. Find out the details of a new report.
To address the security and privacy challenges magnified by the velocity, volume and variety of big data, the Cloud Security Alliance has formed a big data working group. What are the group's objectives?
News of Google's $22.5 million settlement with the FTC has come and gone, yet privacy issues reflected in the case remain a concern. How should organizations react, and what steps should they take now?
Cyber is part of our everyday lives. Still, in many cases, a natural - or perhaps an unnatural - divide exists between the virtual and physical worlds. This is especially true in the way we deal with crime.
Healthcare organizations need to rethink security best practices and tap new technologies as a result of the growth in health information exchange and the use of mobile devices, says researcher Carl Gunter.
At St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Mississippi, a proactive breach prevention strategy has dramatically reduced privacy violations involving nosy healthcare workers inappropriately accessing medical records.
"Clearly, the market has not developed ... on its own the cybersecurity requirements," John Brennan says. "Of course, if it did, then we wouldn't have these intrusions and the billions of dollars of losses that companies are now writing off."
Google will pay $22.5 million to settle FTC charges that it misrepresented its privacy promises to Apple Safari users. The fine is the largest penalty the FTC has ever obtained for violation of one of its orders.
Microsoft says its next version of the Internet Explorer web browser will feature "do not track" as a default user setting. What are the online privacy implications? Trevor Hughes of the IAPP weighs in.
"If I came into this job thinking the way I once thought, I'd be worthless," RSA Chief Information Security Officer Eddie Schwartz says. "If your playbook as CISO has not changed in the last seven years ... you're in deep trouble."